Chuck Kuhn has become an active player in the data center real estate market in Northern Virginia, and his JK Land Holdings is now expanding its business to other leading North American data center markets.
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
Facebook has invested $16 billion in building and operating its data centers in the United States, the company said yesterday as it unveiled a new web site showcasing its plans for 40 million square feet of global data center infrastructure.
Prime Data Centers is entering the Suburban Chicago market in a big way. The developer says it will invest $1 billion to create a 750,000 square foot data center campus in Elk Grove Village.
With its latest expansion into the Asia-Pacific market, Vantage Data Centers will have a footprint that stretches from Warsaw to Kuala Lumpur, including assets acquired last week from Agile Data Centers and PCCW in a $1.5 billion deal.
As Hurricane Ida illustrates, real-time weather data collection and accurate forecasting are essential for protecting lives and property. New satellites are providing imaging data that can help refine weather modeling and forecasts.
Strategic Datasphere is the newest well-funded entrant in the data center industry, arriving with $500 million in backing and plans to deploy $1.5 billion in data center investments in the U.S. and Europe.
Vertiv is buying power distribution specialist E&I Engineering Ireland in a $2 billion deal that will boost its portfolio and market reach. The company also warned that data center supply chain shortages are impacting the price and availability of equipment.
Iceland’s Verne Global has been acquired by Digital 9 Infrastructure for £231 million ($320 million) in a deal that highlights investor interest in digital infrastructure assets with a strong sustainability story.
Traditional cooling systems will certainly still have their place in the data center. However, new types of workloads simply require a new way to cool the servers on which they operate. A new Data Center Frontier special report, courtesy of TMGcore, looks at how liquid cooling is driving the evolution of the data center industry.
Leading data center service providers in Louisiana continued operating through Hurricane Ida, relying on backup generators to ride out widespread utility outages. The battered area’s on-premises data centers face major challenges and extended outages.